A thank you to the sounds

More lines from a thank you note… Thanks also for the sounds of children singing in laughter some where unseen. For an injured neighbor able to listen and two silent cats tentative and still. Thanks for soft sunlight and memory of rain for memory of mother alone...

Thank you

More lines from a thank you note… Thanks again for breeze stirred ginkgo leaves adrift in silence to the sunlit sidewalk; and for a yellow lawn. for twin cousins who come each year with great aunt Lilly; weighted down with pecan pie bread pudding; with oysters...

Thank you to the little things

More lines from a thank you note… And thanks for thin crusted pizza shared with a beautiful lady thanks for the quietness of this afternoon thanks that today’s news makes me weep for the sound of sisters voice calling from the coast for memory of these...

A thank you to women

More lines from a thank you note… And thanks for quiet women who cook and sew and tend to ancient ones. thanks for silence lit alone by clock light; for rarely interrupted dream-free sleep. for neighbor ladies who wave from their porch. for energy infused from...

A thank you to the wild

More lines from a thank you note… Thanks also… for dirt paths that disappear from the road thanks for uncut forest land and for every mite and stallion abiding there for steepness in hills and fields beyond where trees can grow for flat rock to lay upon...

Thank you for the memories

More lines from a thank you note… Thanks for the not so empty box left behind by dad and lost until today for sister’s uniform neatly folded there thanks also for his worn leather harnesses and for one saddle empty since his departure for all his...

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